Comfort Companion Hospice Volunteer
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Job Title: Comfort Companion
Purpose: Comfort companions are friendly visitors to patients who reside either at home or in a facility. Comfort companions spend time with hospice patients, engaging them in conversation, reading, watching TV, and generally serving as a friendly and calming presence. Comfort companions fill an important need for lonely patients or for caregivers who need a short respite.
Location: Various locations in the Columbus, OH metro area
- Provides company and conversation to hospice patients
- Is a trusted presence that puts caregivers and patients at ease
- May perform small household tasks as requested
Time Commitment: Minimum of one day per month for at least 6 months.
Qualifications: Kind, empathetic, respectful, punctual, and safety conscious
Support: Training for this position will be provided.
Age Requirement: None
Dress Code: Casual
Volunteers are an integral part of our team and the service they provide helps us to continue to fulfill our mission. Thank you for answering the call to serve.
We'll work with your schedule.
Greater Columbus Metro AreaColumbus, OH 43215
- Hospice Care
- Elder care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum of one visit per month for six months
- Health and safety screenings including TB test and Flu Shot